I voted: "A mixed bag. Some ideas I love, some I fear"
I fear a little bit about performance; and as I very often work with huge datastructures, this might become essential. In production systems (win2k, linux, solaris), I still work with perl5.005_03, because it uses less memory than 5.6 or 5.6.1, and the runtime in many cases is much better, too.
If I've got more time, I'll try to extract a short example to show you by code ...
Another thing I'd like to see "fixed" in perl6 is the following beginner-trap:
my $string = "anything";
my $pattern = "\\";
$string =~ /$pattern/; # must be: $string =~ /\Q$pattern\E/
perl -le "s==*F=e=>y~\*martinF~stronat~=>s~[^\w]~~g=>chop,print"
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||